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Feb 3, 2013 2:00pm PST
system or education. it will be more protests against the way politics are run in spain. it is a new situation. it has never happened before. it could really lead to changes or not. there is no precedent. >> a schoolgirl and pakistan is being treated after being shot by the taliban and has undergone another to successful operations. she was shot in the head in october as she left school. she was targeted because she campaigned for girls' education. on saturday, doctors reconstructed her skull and fitted in plant into her ear. doctors say they are pleased with her progress. there currently at the country residence of the bridge by mr. following talks on monday trade is the third trilateral summit since last year. the leaders met in july and into the timber. but for the first time, terry and intelligence officials will join them for face-to-face talks as part of an effort to improve cooperation and forestry to withdraw from afghanistan next year. a fire has destroyed almost 100 homes in a shantytown in the capital of bangladesh. everyone appears to have escaped, but it has left more th
Feb 4, 2013 2:00pm PST
. the average american, who had grade school education in 1940, now had completed high school. americans were making more money and working fewer hours. they enjoyed the good life. for most people, the benefits of economic growth were there for the taking. but by the end of the 1960s, hidden costs appeared. automobiles dumped 230,000 tons of carbon monoxide a day into the air. los angeles air was hazardous most of the year. oil spills in the santa barbara channel fouled miles of beaches. pesticide spraying was threatening many species of birds. pesticide spills killed some 15 million fish in arkansas. three million acres of hillsides lay stripped bare for their coal. and in cleveland, the local industrial sewer, the cuyahoga river, caught fire. environmentalists had found a loophole in the gnp. the gnp measures goods and services traded, for example, scrubbers used to clean sulfur emissions. clean air isn't bought or sold, so it's not counted. if sulfur is not cleaned up, the resulting pollution is not subtracted. gnp is not reduced. gnp fails to take into account environmental values. if we
Feb 7, 2013 7:30am PST
funding for crossroads cafe was provided in part... by the dartments of education of the states of... california florida, illinois... and new york and by the united states department of education... and the united states immigration & naturalization service. listen to this: "crime up 12 percent." "ten die in hurricane." it's no wonder people feel depressed. - maybe you shouldn't read the newspaper every day. - ust read the comics. - here. - for the police officers at that table. - they don't look like policemen. - detectives. i met them here last week. i just wanted to welcome them to the neighborhood. good idea. when is that due by ? wednesday, i think. wednesday ? here you go. i'm sorry, we didn't order this. they're from mr. brashov. rosa's famous coffee cake, on the house. that's very nice of you, but i'm afraid we can't accept it. oh, please, i insist. sorry, it's against department policy. oh. i can understand that. put it on our bill. i think my partner hasn't eaten in about a month. as you wish. i hope you will visit us often. mmm. you've got
Feb 8, 2013 3:00pm PST
child immediately confronts three basic needs -- food, shelter and education. in the beginning, these needs are met at home. but in industrial societies, that soon changes. teacher: times three... we educate our children in schools. how would you read this number ? 21,000. you're getting these two a little mixed up from the example before. we earn our daily bread in offices, and we buy it in markets. but in many cultures, the household is still the most basic unit of society, where people spend most of their days, producing what they need to live and teaching their children their values and culture. anthropologist richard wilk. a household is an activity group. it's a group of people who work together, who consume together, who take part in all the activities of everyday life. it's a unit of people cooperating and sharing -- putting money together, putting work together, taking care of children, living under a single roof. keach: what makes households so different from culture to culture ? archaeologists are looking for patterns in the past. their search takes us back to a time
Jan 31, 2013 4:00pm PST
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Feb 3, 2013 5:30am PST
. >> everyone knows that we are definitely a peaceful and education oriented people. we are a peaceful people and never want to be involved in such activities. so, for how long should be be in fear? >> for the people here it is not -- it is a civil war remembrances that signifies that the people by the violence. 10 years ago there was scarcely a flag, today the flags grow in numbers. >> more than 100 homes have been destroyed after a sudden fire in bangladesh. firefighters took one hour to bring the blaze under control. israeli police fired tear gas at palestinian protesters in the occupied west bank. demonstrators set up tents in different areas of the territory in an effort to stop the building of a settlement. israel said that their army only responded after the soldiers were attacked by palestinians throwing stones. rebels have agreed to hold talks in china following months of heavy fighting in the north of the country. so far they have failed to reach any kind of truce. france is now one step closer to wreak -- to legalizing same-sex marriage. they voted to drop the legal language that r
Feb 7, 2013 4:00pm PST
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Feb 8, 2013 4:30am PST
that his son needs a good education for a better future -- despairs at the thought. >> i cannot invest in my son's future. he is in school and needs help, and i cannot pay for a private tutor. >> the rock of gibraltar -- without it, the situation in the border region would be even worse, but the spanish conservative government in madrid still complains. it stopped communicating with the colony. the accusations are well known. gibraltar's wealthy economic boon is only possible because it is a tax haven, a paradise for gamblers. for the people of gibraltar, it is pure slander. >> any independent review, such as by the international monetary fund, has shown that gibraltar is by most measures an extremely well regulated and well governed jurisdiction. >> gibraltar abolished certain tax benefits under pressure from the european union, before the spanish government, that is not enough, an attitude which makes gibraltar's neighbors angry. >> we cannot be the loser of an anti-gibraltar policy made in madrid. it is not a problem for us. it is an opportunity. >> people traveling from gibraltar t
Feb 3, 2013 11:00pm PST
for promoting growth and education. doctors worked on reconstructing her skull and restoring hearing. they say she is making good progress. successful projects raise awareness and millions of dollars. it does not necessarily help the cause. >> inside a small london shop, something rather peculiar is going on. and walnuts are meeting their doom and one by one. this is a hard edge of their battle against prostate cancer in the u.k. chris adams has the disease and is the trustee for the charity. >> there has been a significant increase in the awareness of prostate cancer. we have not cracked a walnut and yet, but we are working on it. >> smashing nuts may seem like an odd way to fight the disease, but so is growing a mustache or getting a 69-year-old grammy on board or dressing up in costumes to run yourself to exhaustion. these are always charities have chosen to get themselves notice. it is very business minded, and is working. >> they try to build an identity. they are trying to engage with you, so the same way charities are trying to engage with you in the same way. >> the success of a good c
Feb 7, 2013 3:00pm PST
had a good upbringing, i had a good education. it was all good, pretty much. andrew leuchter: one way of thinking of depression is that we all have a normal mood regulating mechanism and we all go up and down, but it's when you get stuck down, it's not just that you've gone down, but you go down and you stay down for weeks. i was an adolescent, somewhere around 11 or 12, and i can remember sitting in our living room in the dark, and just not really wanting to communicate with anybody, not wanting to say anything, just-- and i would have these thoughts that said, "they don't really love you. they don't like you. you're not worth anything," and they were just over and over. and i just began to retreat and thought, "well, i'll just be quiet." andrew leuchter: if somebody comes in a stressful life situation, they have a depression, they say, "doctor, this has never happened to me before." we treat them, they get well and they stay well. unfortunately, many patients have had a previous episode and will go on to have huger episodes. once one has had a single episode of depression, the lifet
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